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Airports & Stations

The Lake Como area is serviced by three major airports; Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate and Milan Bergamo Orio al Serio and two main rail networks; Trenitalia line – the Italian State Railways which uses the Como San Giovanni station. This is on the international Milan-Chiasso line and Ferrovie Nord Milano/Trenord line – which has several stations. There are excellent links from the airports and trains stations to and from Lake Como. However if you wish to travel around and see other areas of Italy you can easily do this by taking the train from Como San Giovanni Train Station to Milan Central and then boarding the ‘Frecciarossa’ train to any one of the following destinations; Bologna, Florence, Rome, Naples, Salerno or Venice amongst other places. These high speed trains will get you there in no time at all.

Lake Como has four main railway stations; San Giovanni, Lago Nord, Como Nord Camerlata and Como Nord Borghi as well as a number of smaller train stations situated on the eastside of the lake; Lecco, Varenna, Colico. However tourists and visitors are more likely to use San Giovanni and Lago Nord for links to the airports as well as taking day trips into Milan as well as various other destinations.

Como Railway Station Lago Nord

The Como Lago Nord (Ferrovie Nord Milano)  train station is situated near the lakeside in Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, just across the road from Como’s bus station where the C10, C20 and C30 buses can take you to your destinations on ...

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Como Railway Station San Giovanni

The San Giovanni train station in Como opened in 1875 and was rebuilt in 1949.  The Milano-Chiasso line runs through this station and it is infact the last station before crossing the border into Chiasso, Switzerland.  It is located in ...

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Bergamo Airport

Bergamo Orio Al Serio airport also known as ‘Milan Bergamo (BGY)’ is approximately 45km North East of Milan centre and has only one terminal. The airport is mainly used by budget airlines for cheap flights from the UK. Transfers to ...

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Malpensa Airport

Malpensa airport is about 45km (29 miles) north-west of Milan and is the main airport for Milan, serving airlines and flights from all around the world. The Terminal 1 is dedicated to the scheduled flights and the Terminal 2 is dedicated to the charter flights. ...

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Linate Airport

Linate airport is approximately 7km (4 miles) east of Milan and has only one terminal. It is the closest airport to the centre of Milan. This airport is mostly used for domestic and European flights. Address Airport code: LIN Milan ...

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